Benefits and Services

EdLeader21 members benefit from the power of a network approach to learn from one another and take collective action to make 21st century learning a reality for every student.

Education leaders have access to professional learning, customizable tools and resources, and implementation support to advance their district’s vision of 21st century learning for every student.

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Vision and Strategy

We offer focused strategic services aimed to support the specialized needs of 21st century districts.
  • 3-Year Roadmap
  • Portrait of a Graduate Working Groups & Getting Started Guide
  • STEP21
  • Portrait of a Graduate Communications Getting Started Guide (Available Fall 2018)
  • Workshops, Keynotes and Webinars
  • Strategy Sessions


Implementation Tools and Resources

Developed with member guidance and input, EdLeader21 provides customizable tools and resources to support leaders with implementing their vision and strategy for 21st century education.

  • 4Cs Rubrics
  • Stakeholder Toolkits
  • 7 Step Resource Guides
  • Student Outcome Resource Documents
  • Common 4Cs Performance Assessment
  • 4Cs Performance Assessment Bank


Professional Learning

EdLeader21 provides members with opportunities for continuous improvement and professional learning.

  • Learn effective techniques for 4Cs teaching and learning at members-only regional professional learning days
  • Engage in workshops and webinars with national education thought leaders, such as Tony Wagner, Yong Zhao, Barbara Chow, and Daniel Pink


Networking and Collaboration

EdLeader21 offers many opportunities to network and collaborate with like-minded educators committed to making 21st century learning a reality for all students.
  • Engage with hundreds of forward-thinking education leaders at the members-only Annual Event (one free registration)
  • Connect and share with fellow members from across the country in an exclusive online community, the new Collaboration Platform
  • Collaborate with colleagues on key issues in education through professionally managed working groups

Additional Member Services

Deeper Professional Learning Opportunities

  • 4Cs Leadership Academy
  • Professional Learning Days
  • Individualized Executive Coaching

Technical Assistance/Consulting (10% Member Discount)

  • Portrait of a Graduate Design
  • Strategic Plan Development
  • 21st Century Education System Self-Assessment
  • Deeper Learning Design
  • Sound Assessment Design
  • BFK·Rounds (adapted Instructional Rounds) Observing and Collecting Evidence of a Portrait of a Graduate in Practice
  • Communications and Brand-Building Services
  • Human Capital Systems Strategy and Redesign

Speaking/Facilitation (20% Member Discount)

  • Keynotes
  • Executive Coaching and Leadership Team Development
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  • Establish and Support State/Regional Cohorts
  • Shared Research and Evaluation Support